Definition of self-excited in English:

self-excited

Pronunciation /self ikˈsīdid/ /sɛlf ɪkˈsaɪdɪd/ /ekˈsīdid/ /ɛkˈsaɪdɪd/

adjective

Physics
  • Relating to or denoting a dynamo-electric machine or analogous system that generates or excites its own magnetic field.

    • ‘When an airplane flies at a speed greater than a certain threshold, those self-excited vibrations become unstable, leading to flutter.’